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Module: Places and Activities

Unit: Transportation

Level: KS1

  E-learning Task (Transportation) - The main task is to conduct a survey about how students go to school (by H.K.R.S.S. Tuen Mun Primary School)

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1. Wheels on the bus

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Source: www.freeabcsongs.com
Media: Audio 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
  • Transportation, e.g. bus
  • Preposition on directions, e.g. go round and round 

Listening:

  • Identify key words in short utterances by recognizing the stress

Brief Description:
A classic song about transportation

User Tips:

  • Students may be familiar with this song. This song can be used for motivation.
  • Read the lyrics with students after listening to the song.
  • Encourage students to sing along.

2. Transport - How do you come to school?

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Source: www.eslkidslab.com
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt Video 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
  • Transportation, e.g. bus
  • Use Interrogative adverb 'how' to ask about ways of doing something, e.g. How do you come to school?'

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas in simple spoken texts with the help of cues
  • Identify key words in short utterances by recognizing the stress
Brief Description:
A video showing different transportation and ways of going to school

User Tips:

  • Teachers use the video to show students using interrogative adverb 'how' to ask questions.
  • Teachers can download the flashcards and worksheets for more practice on the target language.
  • Students can use the printable worksheets to do a simple survey on 'Class Transport Survey' and ask their classmates how they come to school.

3. Survey Tool - Pictogram Chart

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Source: Jo Edkins
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the interrogative adverbs 'how' to ask about ways of doing something, e.g. 'How do you come to school?'

Speaking:

  • Present information, ideas and feelings clearly and coherently by using simple phrases and sentences to communicate with others with the help of cues

http://gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/numbers/pictogram/pictogram.htm

Brief Description:
A pictogram tool for doing survey in class

User Tips:

  • Teachers can use the tool to conduct a survey on 'Class Transport Survey'.
  • First, type in the title of the survey.
  • Then, select the different pictures to represent different kinds of transportation and fill in names of transportation.
  • Click '+' or type in the number to represent number of students who take that transportation.
  • After doing the survey, discuss the result with the students.

4. Transportation - game

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Source: www.vocabulary.co.il
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Games 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Transportation in Hong Kong, e.g. bus, bicycle, ship, car, metro

Reading:

  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions

Listening:

  • Locate or provide specific information in response to simple instructions or questions  
 
 

Brief Description:
List of games about transportation

User Tips:

  • Students can play the games to consolidate the learning of vocabulary. The vocabulary list is based on the transportation in the USA.
  • For less able students, they should do the revision before playing the game.
  • The games can be used for self-learning.

Other resources  

Transportation
A video about different kinds of transportation
http://www.englishmedialab.com/elementaryvideos/transportation/transportation.html

Worksheets - Transportation
Printable worksheets for vocabulary about transportation
http://www.mes-english.com/worksheets/flashcards/transport.php

Transportation
A matching game about transportation
http://www.crickweb.co.uk/transport-english.html

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